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John Fowles (I) (1926–2005)

John Fowles was born on March 31, 1926 in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, England as John Robert Fowles. He was a writer and actor, known for The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981), The Collector (1965) and The Magus (1968). He was married to Sarah Smith and Elizabeth Whitton. He died on November 5, 2005 in Lyme Regis, Dorset, England. See full bio »

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 2000 The Return of the Magus (Documentary)
 1986 Bilanggo sa dilim (novel "The Collector")
 1984 The Ebony Tower (TV Movie) (story)
 1980 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series) (from a story by - 1 episode)
- The Enigma (1980) ... (from a story by)
 1974 The Last Chapter (Short) (short story)
 1968 The Magus (novel) / (screenplay)
 1965 The Collector (novel)
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 1968 The Magus
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 2000 The Return of the Magus (Documentary)

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Novel: "The Magus" (filmed as The Magus (1968)) See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 6 Articles | See more »

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In spite of all our advances in technology we are, outside our narrow professional fields, mentally one of the laziest and most sheep-like ages that has ever existed.


He was an only child for the first 15 years of his life. When his sister Hazel was born he had a nervous breakdown and had to leave school for a semester. See more »

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